Bollywood not keen on Finland shoots


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Bollywood filmmakers are not keen on shooting in Finland because they find it too expensive and Finland has less incentives to offer than other countries, according to Finnish tourism officials.

“The rules in Finland are really strict for filmmakers not only in official terms but also in financial terms. The Indian filmmakers find it expensive to shoot here as we can’t offer them incentives which they get in other countries and hence spend less there,” Jaakko Lehtone, Director of Finnish Tourism Board told .

In 2007, Finland joined the ‘Welcome Bollywood’ wagon when it upped the stakes in welcoming the film industry to shoot in its country without any public fee for any location, but no Bollywood movie has been shot in Finland since then.

Full report here Times of India

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